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Ascent of Blue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point on 2016-05-16

Climber: Brandon Hitz

Others in Party:"Tessa Trailmap"
Date:Monday, May 16, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:2270 ft / 691 m

Ascent Trip Report

The following ascent was completed by "Highpoint Hitz and "Tessa Trailmap".

This was actually the second time that I was at this high point. In my first attempt, I was unable to find the cairn that is mentioned in other reports. I still did not find the cairn, but I walked around enough within the highest contour to be confident that I was at the highest point. At least I found a geocache in a green, metal box. I signed the register and noticed Ben Lostracco's entry. He has a profile on peakbagger.com, and has very good directions to get to this high point.

In addition to finding the high point, we thoroughly enjoyed the lookout and the plane memorial.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:61 ft / 18 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Trailhead:2209 ft / 673 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail



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